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Au Pair in the Netherlands: salary, working hours, holidays, etc.

Thanks to the Au Pair program in the Netherlands, the participants have the chance to learn Dutch and explore the host country’s culture. They will also have different duties to take care of while they live with the Host Family. In this post, you will find out more about:
Au Pair salary Netherlands
In this article we will explore different aspects of your Au Pair stay in the Netherlands. Keep reading to find out more.

Working hours

The Au Pair in the Netherlands will work 30 hours per week (including babysitting) with a maximum of 8 hours per day. Au Pairs have 2 days off per week. Keep in mind that Au Pairs from Non-European Union countries do not hold a work permit for other types of jobs.

Salary

The regulations establish that the Au Pair will receive between €300 and €340 per month. The Family will also cover insurance costs and support the Au Pair with the language course fee. 
 

Time off and holidays

Au Pairs in the Netherlands have two weeks of holidays during a 12 month stay. Au Pairs also have two free days per week. The Au Pairs should have most evenings free of duties. 

 

Language course

Au Pairs in the Netherlands can improve their Dutch by attending a language course during their free time. The official immigration office does not provide specific information about this. Nevertheless, in many cases Host Families pay part or the total fee of the language course.
 

What else?

  • Au Pairs need to register at the foreign office as soon as possible after their arrival.
  • The Family must contact the responsible foreign office in case of any doubts regarding local regulations.


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